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Leisure Activities To Keep You Busy Living In Romford

14 August 2019

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It’s not just commuting and work living in this lively Essex town 

For such a busy town it might be tempting to think Romford is all about working and commuting.

While the above is true, it’s also true that the town knows how to relax and party, giving its inhabitants and visitors the chance to enjoy leisure times and the fruits of all that hard work.

Not all work

If you’re thinking of moving into Romford, leisure options may be part of your thinking along with proximity to the station, the right school and so forth. If so, ask these knowledgeable estate agents in Romford what’s nearby.

Music and shows

Two summer shows are worth a mention:

Garage Nation - it usually runs at the end of June each year at the Hainault Country Park and is a dance and clubbing music festival.

The Havering Show - usually held over the August Bank Holiday weekend, this is more of a family-oriented gathering.

While music is the focus, there are events and attractions for all such as classic cars being shown off and entertainment specifically for the children including a fairground. Tickets are free for children while a modest entrance fee is charged to adults.

Live entertainment

The nearby 500 seat Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch has a very full and varied programme of entertainment of all types pretty much year-round; choose from music, theatre, song and dance, musicals, comedy and much more.

In Romford itself, the Brookside Theatre also offers a varied mix of entertainment options including tribute acts, standup comedy and drama to name a few.

Going to the dogs

A traditional ‘night at the dogs’ is possible at the Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium. One of only 21 greyhound racing venues in the country, it’s recently undergone an £8.5 million revamp so is clearly here to stay.


While the major releases can be enjoyed in nearby cinemas as you’d expect of a larger town, there is also the annual Romford Film Festival where usually over 100 films from over 30 countries are shown.

The event is held each June at the Premier Cinema in the Mercury Shopping Centre and various options are available from tickets to see one film to full festival passes.

Park life

Romford has various green areas to generally relax and enjoy some down time in; Hainault Country Park (venue for The Havering Show as discussed above) is one and Raphael Park is another.

Romford residents - and others from nearby - can enjoy picnics, walks and general lazing in the sun and maybe some open-air Shakespeare when the Romford Summer Theatre performs usually during late June into early July.

General activities for children and adults

As you’d expect, a well-appointed area such as Romford offers several activities to suit most ages and interest groups including plenty to do for children - especially in the school holidays.

This resource gives a rundown of what’s available from lists of open areas to relax in to organisations, clubs and classes to keep everyone as busy as they’d like to be.

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